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Conversation 1 : Are you hungry?

-
è
饿
è?
饿?
-
è.
饿。
hěn
lèi,
累,
érqiě
而且
yǒudiǎnr
有点儿
kě.
渴。
- Jīntiān
今天
tài
máng,
忙,
shì
yòu
lèi
yòu
kě.
渴。
- Zánmen
咱们
kāfēitīng
咖啡厅
diǎnr
点儿
shénme
什么 ba ?
吧?
- Xíng,
行,
tóngyì.
同意。
饿é(adj)hungry
(adj)thirsty
而且érqiě(conj)and, also
有点儿yǒudiǎnr(adv)a little
lèi(adj)tired
máng(adj)busy
又... 又...yòu... yòu...(conj)both... and...
咱们zánmen(pro)we
咖啡厅kāfēitīng(n)coffee house
ba(part)(a modal particle)
xíng(adj)all right
同意tóngyì(v)agree

Translation

- Are you hungry? ( You hungry / not hungry ? )
- No, I'm very tired, I'm also a little thirsty.
- Today is too busy. I'm also both tired and thirsty.
- Let's go to the coffee house have something to drink.
- All right, I'm ok with it.

Conversation 2 : I'll be waiting for you

-
xià
cèsuo,
厕所,
yíhuìr
一会儿
zài
kāfēitīng
咖啡厅
jiàn.
见。
- Hǎo
ba.
吧。
Yíhuìr
一会儿
zài
ménkǒu
门口
děng
nǐ.
你。
xià(m)a bit
一会儿yí huìr(n)a moment
jiàn(v)see
门口ménkǒu(n)entrance
děng(v)wait

Translation

- I go to the toilet first, let's meet at the coffee house in a moment.
- Ok, I'll be waiting for you at the entrance ( in a moment, I wait for you ).

Conversation 3 : What do you drink?

- Xiānsheng,
先生,
nǐmen
你们
diǎnr
点儿
shénme ?
什么?
- Yào
bēi
kělè.
可乐。
Nǐmen
你们
zhèr
这儿
yǒu
píjiǔ
啤酒
ma ?
吗?
- Yǒu,
有,
yǒu
Qīngdǎo
青岛
píjiǔ
啤酒
Yānjīng
燕京
píjiǔ.
啤酒。
- Yǒu
Fǎguó
法国
pútaojiǔ
葡萄酒
ma ?
吗?
- Duìbùqǐ,
对不起,
wǒmen
我们
zhèr
这儿
méi
yǒu.
有。
- Nà,
那,
lái
píng
píjiǔ
啤酒
chá.
茶。
点儿diǎnr(n)a little
bēi(m)glass
可乐kělè(n)(Coca) Cola
这儿zhèr(pro)here
(conj)and
青岛Qīngdǎo(n)Qingdao city
燕京Yānjīng(n)(a beer brand)
法国Fǎguó(n)France
葡萄酒pútaojiǔ(n)wine
(conj)then
píng(m)bottle
(m)pot

Translation

- Gentlemen, what do you drink?
- A glass of Coca-Cola, do you have beer ( here )?
- Yes, ( we ) have Qingdao beer and Yanjing beer.
- Do you have french wine?
- Sorry, we don't.
- Then bring a bottle of beer and a pot of tea.

Grammar

Both... and... 又... 又...

又... 又... can link to adjectives.
Example:
- 我 又 累 又 渴。I'm tired and thirsty.
- 啤酒 又 便宜 又 好喝。Beer is both cheap and good.

The pronoun 咱们

咱们 (zánmen) include both the speaker and the listener.
It's often use to mean " let's ".
Example:
- 咱们 去 喝点儿什么吧! Let's have a drink!
- 咱们 去 上课吧! Let's go to class

Phrase structure

If a personal pronoun or a noun referring to a person indicates a place, it should be followed by 这儿 (this place) or 那儿 (that place).
Example:
- 你们 这儿 You
- 她们 那儿 They
- 我朋友 那儿 My friend

Exercises : Substitution Drills

Exercise 1

-
è bú è
饿不饿
?
-
è
饿
.
thirsty
lèitired
mángbusy
高兴gāoxìngglad, happy

Exercise 2

- Zánmen
咱们
diǎnr
点儿
shénme
什么,
xíng
ma ?
吗?
- (Bù)
(不)
xíng.
行。
VerbVerbNoun
gomǎibuy东西dōngxithings
drinkchátea
chīeatfànrice
mǎibuyshūbooks

Exercise 3

-
zài
nǎr
哪儿
děng
wǒ ?
我?
-
zài
kāfēitīng ménkǒu
咖啡厅 门口
děng
nǐ.
你。
教室jiàoshìclassroom
学校门口xuéxiào ménkǒuschool gate
商店shāngdiànstore
邮局yóujúpost office
银行门口yínháng ménkǒubank entrance
火车站huǒchēzhàntrain station

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